Festival of Trees at Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
The 40th annual HOLIDAY FOREST FESTIVAL OF TREES, November 12 to December 31, will kick off the museum’s 40th anniversary year, scheduled for 2017, and will celebrate the cultural heritage of the southeastern Appalachian region through monumental Christmas trees designed by local artists, florists and civic groups. The Preview Gala is Saturday, November 12.
Running concurrently with the FESTIVAL OF TREES will be the exhibition APPALACHIAN SPIRIT, showcasing artists working outside the academic tradition, featuring more than 500 works of art by America’s most important folk artists.
Museum hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the museum is FREE although voluntary donations are suggested of $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Access for physically challenged individuals is provided at the Atrium entrance in the 9th Street parking lot.
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